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2021-22 Player Preview: Brenden Dillon

We’re inching closer and closer to the start of the Winnipeg Jets’ 2021-22 season. There are a few new faces joining the Jets this season, especially on defence. Let’s get to know Brenden Dillon and take a look at what he can bring to this lineup during his inaugural campaign.  A Quick History Undrafted in…

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Who’s the most important Jet?

This week on Jets Nation Radio, there was a brief discussion about who we think is the best player on the Winnipeg Jets. Since this team’s roster is extremely talented, an argument can certainly be made for multiple different skaters.  So let’s begin. Mark Scheifele After Mark Scheifele was suspended in the 2021 Stanley Cup…

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Drinking the Jets Kool-Aid

We are inching closer to the start of the regular season. Earlier this week, I was asked what I’m most excited about heading into the 2021-22 season? Well, there are a few reasons I’m excited about this upcoming season.  So without further delay, let’s buy into the madness and see what’s exciting about the Jets…

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Questioning the Jets backup goaltender situation

With just over a month away from the regular season, the Winnipeg Jets have a big question mark involving their backup goaltender position. As of right now, Eric Comrie appears to be the man to defend the crease when starter Connor Hellebuyck needs a night of rest. In 2017-18, Hellebuyck started a career-high 67 games…

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Projecting Jets Top-10 Scorers in 2021-22

As of right now, I think there’s going to be a changing of the guard in Winnipeg this season, some of the veteran players probably won’t be scoring as many points as they once did and younger players are chomping at the bit to earn some top-six minutes. According to HockeyReference.com, the top scorers for…

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Which Jets Players Could Participate in 2022 Winter Olympics?

It’s the dog days of summer for hockey fans. So any hockey is good hockey for us. The 2022 Olympic Qualifiers are currently taking place, and on Thursday, Nikolaj Ehlers suited up for Denmark – his home country – scoring the opening goal and the eventual game-winner as well.  It got me thinking about who…

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What If… Jets Endure a Very Poor 2021-22 Season?

I was talking with friends the other night about the Winnipeg Jets and they asked me, “What if the Jets don’t play well and finish in the bottom-10 of the league standings this upcoming season?” My original response was, “Not much would probably change… in fact, this team would likely stay on the current course…

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Advertisements on NHL Jerseys Make Sense For Everyone Involved

Earlier this week, the NHL announced it’d be adding a 3-inch by 3.5-inch advertisement patch to jerseys starting in 2022-23. There’s been some pushback on this, which is fair. If you look at some of the European teams, they don’t shy away from overwhelming their uniforms and arenas with ads, and it has become such…

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Where Could an Outdoor Game Be Held in Manitoba?

Before the NHL announced the 2020-21 schedule last season, there was some speculation that there’d be an outdoor game played at Lake Louise between the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames to open the regular season, which would’ve been such a cool game to watch. Building off that thought, I was thinking where in Manitoba…

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3 Predictions Regarding Jets Performance Ahead of 2021-22 Season

We are a little less than two months away from the 2021-22 regular season kicking off. This upcoming season is going to be huge for the Winnipeg Jets, and as of right now, it feels like it’s going to be a successful one. The club’s first game is scheduled for Oct. 13, where they’ll face…

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Grading Kevin Cheveldayoff’s Off-Season Moves

General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has been in damage control ever since former NHL player Dustin Byfuglien, who was a physical defenseman and was capable of racking up around 50 points per season in his prime, left the Winnipeg Jets in 2019. Somehow, Cheveldayoff didn’t make any knee-jerk moves to replace Byfuglien, in fact, he risked…